America - Magini

America - Magini

Product no.: 3655

Magini, Givanni Antonio (1555-1617): America

P. Keschedt Cologne 1597

copper engraved map; overall 16,5 x 21,5 cm; plate 13,5 x 18 cm. slightly toned; some off-set; edges slightly browned; o/w vg cond.

A very attractive map of the American continent by Magini with a large area called ‘Nova Guinea’ and an uninterrupted coastline of the Arctic circle. This is a reduced version of d’Anian’s map of America, published in 1582, and is mainly derived from Ortelius’ earlier map of the Western Hemisphere. On verso: Latin text and pagination ‘278’

Burden 97.   

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